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'''Wetwang''' was the name in the [[Westron]] tongue for the marshes beneath the [[Emyn Muil]] that the [[Elves]] called [[Nindalf]]. They lay to the south of [[Emyn Muil]] and east of the Great River [[Anduin]], fed by the great inland delta of the [[Entwash]]. The [[Dead Marshes]] lie further east and may be an extension of Wetwang.
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'''Wetwang''' was the name in [[Westron]] for the pathless fen beneath the [[Emyn Muil]] that the [[Elves]] called [[Nindalf]]. They lay to the south of [[Emyn Muil]] and east of the Great River [[Anduin]], fed by the great inland delta of the [[Entwash]]. The [[Dead Marshes]] lay further east and may have been an extension of Wetwang.<ref>{{RK|Map}}</ref>
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==Etymology==
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The archaic meaning of ''wang'' means "field, flat area".<ref name="Nomen">{{HM|N}}, p. 779</ref>
  
[[Category:Swamps]]
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Wetwang is a real-life place-name in Yorkshire.<ref name="Nomen" />
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==See Also==
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*{{WP|Wetwang}}
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[[Category:Gondor]]
 
[[Category:Gondor]]
 
[[Category:Regions]]
 
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[[Category:Swamps]]
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[[fi:Litiluhta]]

Revision as of 22:19, 28 July 2011

Wetwang was the name in Westron for the pathless fen beneath the Emyn Muil that the Elves called Nindalf. They lay to the south of Emyn Muil and east of the Great River Anduin, fed by the great inland delta of the Entwash. The Dead Marshes lay further east and may have been an extension of Wetwang.[1]

Etymology

The archaic meaning of wang means "field, flat area".[2]

Wetwang is a real-life place-name in Yorkshire.[2]

See Also

References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "Map of Rohan, Gondor, and Mordor"
  2. 2.0 2.1 J.R.R. Tolkien, "Nomenclature of The Lord of the Rings" in Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (eds), The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion, p. 779